The holy month of Ramadan — the ninth month of the Islamic calendar — is observed by Muslims around the world each year. Each day of this month, Muslims abstain from food, drink, smoking, and sex between the hours of sunrise and sunset. Ramadan, the month in which the Quran was revealed to the Islamic prophet Muhammad, is a time to challenge yourself and focus on the mind, body, and spirituality. The daily fast allows worshippers to focus on these values rather than earthly gratifications.via Picsart
It is traditional to wish greetings and blessings to those observing Ramadan. Let’s take a look at some facts about the holy month, admire stunning Ramadan designs, and learn how to wish someone a happy Ramadan.
Facts About Ramadan
- Ramadan is followed by every Muslim man and woman from the age of puberty, about 12 or 13.
- Abstaining from food and drink (even water) during the day is meant to serve as a reminder of the poverty and need in the world. Fasters should feel compassion for the impoverished populations.
- There are exemptions granted to childless elderly people, those who are chronically ill, women who are nursing, pregnant, or menstruating, and those traveling faraway places. Those who are unable to complete their fast must pay a kaffara (atonement) donation to charity.
- It’s customary to decorate the houses with lights and shapes, and to invite relatives and friends to the meals for breaking the fast.
- An important event during Ramadan, usually marked during one of the odd-numbered days, is Laylar al-Quadr, meaning the Night of Destiny. Muslims believe that during the month of Ramadan the Prophet Mohammed received the first verses of the Koran from the angel Gabriel, so this is the holiest night in Islam. The gates of heaven are opened on that night and God is especially receptive to the requests of the worshippers.
Happy Ramadan Greetings and Wishes
- Ramadan Mubarak: This translates to “Happy Ramadan.”
- Ramadan Kareem: This means “Have a generous Ramadan.”
- May this Ramadan bring joy, health, and wealth to you.
- All the blessings for this holy month.
- May Allah bring you peace and happiness this Ramadan.
- Keep the faith. The vision is always for the appointed time. Be patient, prayerful, and wait for the fulfillment of your visions.
- May all your devotions be answered and may Allah reward you for all the good deeds you do!
- Welcome the month of Ramadan with a heart filled with peace, harmony, and joy. May the divine blessings of Allah protect and guide you.
- In the month of Ramadan, I am wishing you four weeks of blessings, 30 days of clemency, and 720 hours of enlightenment. Happy Ramadan!
- I pray for your continuous abundance in life, satisfaction, and joy. May all of these be granted to you, for you are a great brother I treasure. A blessed Ramadan to you!
Aside from conveying happy Ramadan wishes to loved ones, sharing beautiful Ramadan pictures and graphics with a special message can be a memorable way to celebrate. Check out these amazing Ramadan images with greetings found on Picsart. If you want to make your own, there are a ton of Ramadan templates to get you started or you can easily create your own greeting card from scratch.
This stunning image of a dreamy pink sky is nothing short of divine. The emphasis remains on the crescent-shaped moon in the center with an added Ramadan Kareem greeting to its left. It’s a serene photo with just enough sparkle.
A Sparkly Eid
Eid Mubarak, meaning blessed celebration, is a traditional Ramadan message said at the end of Ramadan. Eid al-Fitr, also known as “Lesser Eid,” marks the end of Ramadan. The festive gold glitter effects make this image perfect for sharing and celebrating with loved ones during Eid.
A Peaceful Ramadan
Ramadan brings together family and friends to observe, pray, and fast. Sharing with loved ones makes Ramadan that much more special. This image is perfect to share with friends, sisters, and cousins!
Keep the Faith
If you want a more traditional vibe, this image encapsulates the deep-rooted tradition of Ramadan and Islam. It shows an Arabic passage along with the Quran, which is a sacred text and the word of God for Muslims.
Illuminate and Enlighten Your Soul
This mesmerizing image contains the important elements of Ramadan and Islam, including a mosque, a crescent-shaped mood, and an Islamic passage in Arabic. The beautiful graphics and colors give off a sacred and spiritual tone.
Walk Modestly and Pray Sincerely
Similar to the previous image, this one shows a beautiful night sky with an outline of a grand mosque. The night is lit up with stars and a bright moon. This image emphasizes the importance of prayer during the 30 days of Ramadan.
There are many traditional aspects of observing Ramadan, much like with Kwanzaa and many other holy holidays. Whether you use these images or create your own, you can share the celebrations and blessings with family and friends across the globe.
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